United States and Israel: Election contradiction

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Itamar Ben-Gvir (L), Benjamin Netanyahu (C) and Bezalel Smotrich. (credit: The Palestine Chronicle)
Continued support for Israel clearly contradicts the supposed US commitment to human rights, dignity, and justice.

By Alice Rothchild | The Palestine Chronicle | Nov 17, 2022

The recent election in Israel has resulted in historically the most racist, ultranationalist, homophobic, religiously fundamentalist parties joining in a coalition to govern.

The predicted Republican tsunami now turned red puddle revealed that despite gerrymandering, voter suppression, and massive amounts of right-wing billionaire money and disinformation, US voters have major qualms about a MAGA universe engulfing the country.

On state and national levels, voters mostly rejected takeovers by election deniers and conspiracy promoters, and voiced support for abortion rights, increased wages, marijuana legalization, and candidates who have some degree of experience and qualifications rather than celebrity status and allegiance to the former president.

This election can be contrasted with one of the US’s most important allies, a country Biden and numerous elected officials have repeatedly pledged almost total allegiance to and billions in military and political support.

The recent election in Israel has resulted in historically the most racist, ultranationalist, homophobic, religiously fundamentalist parties joining in a coalition to govern.

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